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Napoleon Bonaparte in his Study at the Tuileries

Napoleon in his study was painted by Jacques Louis David in 1812, depicting the Emperor Napoleon I in uniform in his study in the Tuileries. This portrait was commissioned privately by a Scottish nobleman, Lord Douglas, and is held in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. A second version was painted by David, which differs in the green colour of the uniform, that of the chasseurs à cheval. The latter was part of the former collection of Prince Napoleon. It has been in the Château de Versailles since 1979. Commissioned by Lord Douglas in 1811, the painting was completed in March 1812. Exhibited at the Castle of the Dukes of Hamilton, it was sold in 1882 to Archibald Primrose (5th Earl of Rosebery). In 1954 it was acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, which deposited it in the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Second version begun in April 1812, painted for a certain Mr Huibans. The painting remained in David's studio until 1824, when it was sold through Alquier for 15,000 francs. Put up for sale in Beauvais in 1857, it was bought by the Emperor's Ministry of the Household for the sum of 10,000 frs. Installed in the Tuileries, it was sequestered at the fall of the Second Empire. It was returned to Empress Eugénie in 1880. It then passed into the collection of Prince Napoleon. In 1979 it was acquired by the French state, with usufruct reserved, and installed at the Château de Versailles. The painting is a large-scale portrait à la française, depicting [...]


This artwork is a painting from the classical period. It belongs to the neoclassicism style.


« Napoleon Bonaparte in his Study at the Tuileries » is kept at Private Collection.


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